Tommy Tucker

From BoxRec
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Tommy Tucker 39989.jpg

Name: Tommy Tucker
Alias: Robert Tucker
Hometown: New York, New York, USA
Birthplace: New York, New York, USA
Died: 1943-09-00 (Age:25)
Height: 182cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

"First Class Specialist Tommy Tucker, widely-known light heavyweight boxer, saved an ensign and two women from possible drowning in the Atlantic Ocean, Navy officers revealed. The three swimmers were swept out by a strong undertow Sunday and Tucker went to their aid after hearing shouts. He towed the two women to safety and then went to the rescue of the Navy officer." AP 1942

Tucker, a naval air cadet, died in a plane crash during World War II at the Naval Air Station in Florida.

Other images and information (he is to be distinguished from other boxers of the same name): [1]